Ellie Mencer, quester Posts

I have a number of artist friends from the beginner to the professional. The very successful will explain what must be done to get where you want to go. The newer artist, upon hearing it,…

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Growing older is disconcerting. Telling our story can be an act of courage! At 71, I have often found myself explaining to someone that I used to publish a tourism magazine in our community, actually…

Musings Stories

We use these labels interchangeably – small business owner/entrepreneur. But are they the same? Small Business Owner First of all, even the label “Small Business Owner” doesn’t mean the same in all circles. To some…

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Writer’s Block. Hmmm…. everyone talks about it. But is it really a block? Or are we just stuck in our heads too much. You know, all those should, could, would thoughts. Or even those demeaning…

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Ahhhh… or did you think I meant golf or baseball? Nope. I’m talking today to all of you who keep taking lessons, reading books, listening to audiotapes and live speakers, view video after video, but…

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Stephen Guise’s book, “Mini Habits” is revolutionary in its simplicity. I know. I know exactly what you’re thinking. Oh no, not another book on breaking bad habits. Not another book telling me I need to…

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Starting a business is exhilarating and exciting. It’s also a daunting challenge. Your dreams and vision are standing face-to-face with every doubt you have. Today is the day to begin. “But how?”, you ask. START…

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Starting a business is absolutely challenging. It will push every emotional trigger we have and quickly drain our resources. The highs and the lows will be exhausting. But some of this push-and-pull stress can be…

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SIMPLICITY! That’s my theme for 2016. I’ve old patterns to discard to make room for new ones – figuratively and literally. Letting go of material ‘stuff’ that just takes up time and space to make…

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A beautiful article written by Nancy Slonim Aronie in Vanity Fair, was ‘in memoriam’ to Peggy Freydberg, who died on March 27, 2015 just a few weeks after her 107th birthday. Every morning, even being…

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Paying 2014 Taxes Has Me Pondering My “Entitlement” Turning 70 this year, I’ve certainly read plenty about the selfish, entitled, senior citizen. I have waffled back and forth on this issue, feeling sometimes deserving, other…

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